choragic
adjective see choragus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Choragic — Cho*rag ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?.] Of or pertaining to a choragus. [1913 Webster] {Choragic monument}, a building or column built by a victorious choragus for the reception and exhibition of the tripod which he received as a prize. Those of Lysicrates… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choragic — See choragus. * * * …   Universalium

  • choragic — cho·rag·ic …   English syllables

  • choragic — adjective pertaining to or characteristic of a choragus • Pertains to noun: ↑choragus • Derivationally related forms: ↑choragus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choragic monument — Choragic Cho*rag ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?.] Of or pertaining to a choragus. [1913 Webster] {Choragic monument}, a building or column built by a victorious choragus for the reception and exhibition of the tripod which he received as a prize. Those of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Choragic Monument of Lysicrates — The choragic monument of Lysicrates, from The Antiquities of Athens, 1762 …   Wikipedia

  • choragic monument — ▪ architecture  large, freestanding pedestal that formed the display base for an athletic or choral prize won at an ancient Greek festival. Although the only surviving example is the choragic Monument of Lysicrates (Lysicrates, Monument of), or… …   Universalium

  • Памятник Лисикрата — (Хорегический монумент Лисикрата, фонарь Диогена) монумент в Афинах около Акрополя, воздвигнутый в 334 году до н.э. Содержание …   Википедия

  • choragus — choragic /keuh raj ik, ray jik/, adj. /keuh ray geuhs, koh , kaw /, n., pl. choragi / juy/, choraguses. 1. (in ancient Greece) a. the leader of a dramatic chorus. b. a person who undertook the expense of providing for such a chorus. 2. any… …   Universalium

  • choregic — choragic / rajˈ or rājˈ/ or choregic / rējˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑choragus …   Useful english dictionary

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